Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830

GUSN

GUSN-29214

Description

Blue transfer-printed rectangular platter. Floral border surrounds a central scene depicting the Capitol Building in Washington D.C.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Dish, Serving
Platter
Platter

Label

One of many views related to the early United States and its history that appear in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."

Inscription

Painted on bottom: BEAUTIES OF AMERICA/CAPITAL/WASHINGTON/J&W RIDGWAY

Pattern

Beauties of America

Associated Person

Capitol, The

Associated Building

Subject The Capitol,

Maker

Ridgway, John and William, 1814 F-1830 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Hanley, England, STAFFORDSHIRE; Hanley, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

15 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles I. Thayer

Accession Number

1920.692

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